Investigating Particularized Conversational Implicatures in a Sitcom Serials
1Ida Zuraida Supri, Ervina C M Simatupang
Misunderstanding may happen when the utterance of one of the participants does not fulfill the cooperative principles of communication. This may result in unpleasant situation, such as feeling offended, bad impression or misjudge. The above misunderstanding can be avoided if the partner of speaking understands the message intended to convey despite the violating of cooperative principles. This research aims at identifying particularized conversational implicatures in the assertive illocutionary acts found in a sitcom serial. The results show particularized conversational implicature is found in three types of assertive illocutionary acts.
listening, competence, listening part, TOEIC, vocational school